August 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Efforts to garner voter approval for new levy starting

MILLERSPORT – Walnut Township Schools Superintendent Randy Cotner told board members Monday night he believes the district’s latest attempt to approve an additional levy is gaining support. More...

Lakewood superintendent to retire at the end of the school year

HEBRON – Lakewood Schools Superintendent Jay Gault will retire June 30, 2015, he announced at last Wednesday’s school board meeting. Board members unanimously accepted his retirement. More...

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to assess dam

COLUMBUS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reached an agreement last April with ODNR to assess the current current of 4.1 mile earthern Buckeye Lake dam. More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of August 25. Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: Sweet sesame chicken, Asian vegetable rice, mandarin oranges, mini egg roll, and fortune cookie. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake More...

Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We prefer typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. More...

It’s time to get real about our streets!

Most Buckeye Lake Village officials apparently believe in miracles. There simply isn’t a rational explanation for their failure to take ANY meaningful steps to address our rapidly deteriorating streets. More...

It’s time to enjoy the Sweet Corn Festival

Editor: We encourage all of the readers of The Beacon to set some quality family time aside on August 27 thru August 30 to make some new friends, visit with neighbors and support their own community’s many charitable organizations operating fun More...

Obituaries

Harold M. Blauser Sr.

Harold M. Blauser Sr., age 65 of Baltimore, formerly of Millersport, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, surrounded by his family, on August 15, 2014, at the Pickering House. More...

Shelby Jean Daniels

A celebration of life service for Shelby Jean Daniels, 75, of Millersport, will be held Friday Aug. 22, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Vineyard Grace Fellowship, 4905 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, with Pastor Brad Kittle officiating. More...

Martha J. Dennis

Martha J. Dennis, age 84 of Buckeye Lake, passed away August 10, 2014, at the Selma Markowiz Hospice Care Center. She lived in Buckeye Lake for over 50 years. More...